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Avenatti ‘Twisted My Words,’ Says Woman on Kavanaugh Declaration

A woman who gave lawyer Michael Avenatti a sworn declaration that stated she saw Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh “spike” the “punch” at high school parties says Avenatti “twisted [her] words,” NBC News reports. When the network contacted her independently in early October, she said she only “skimmed” the declaration Avenatti sent her. “It is incorrect that I saw Brett spike the punch. I didn't see anyone spike the punch… I was very clear with Michael Avenatti from day one,” she reportedly said. The declaration also claimed Kavanaugh exhibited abusive behavior toward girls at the parties. When asked by the network if she had ever seen Kavanaugh exhibit such behavior, she reportedly wrote in a text, “I would not ever allow anyone to be abusive in my presence. Male or female.” When asked about the apparent discrepancy, Avenatti denied it. “I have no idea what you are talking about,” he reportedly texted the network. “I just confirmed with her yet again that everything in the declaration is true and correct.” The woman also reportedly texted the network claiming everything in the declaration was true shortly after, but again contradicted the facts of the declaration when reached by phone. Two days later, the woman reportedly texted NBC News again: “I will definitely talk to you again and no longer Avenatti. I do not like that he twisted my words.”